Kasargod: Elderly pedestrian fatally struck by speeding car

Daijiworld Media Network - Kasargod

Kasargod, Sep 21: A tragic incident unfolded near Uppala on the National Highway, resulting in the unfortunate demise of an elderly pedestrian.

The deceased, identified as Akkamma Shetty (85), hailed from Uppala Bhagwati constituency.

The heart-wrenching incident occurred during the afternoon hours of Wednesday when Akkamma Shetty was walking along the roadside. She was struck by a speeding car, resulting in severe injuries.

She was rushed to a hospital in Mangaluru for immediate medical attention. However, despite all efforts, Akkamma Shetty could not be revived and succumbed to her injuries.

The Manjeshwar police have taken cognizance of the incident and registered a case accordingly.





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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Fri, Sep 22 2023

    perils of living in third world country....may her soul rest in peace..our govt is busy sending man on sun...so down the level issues are kalli valli..

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  • Rita, Germany

    Fri, Sep 22 2023

    real kujuma Kodial ,govtis busy sending man to sun ?NE to moon .we are still in darkness.Hope they know who s the culprit who knowed down poor Ajji .May her soul rest in peace .Heartfelt sympathy to the family.Really walking on footpath or road side is become like walk towards the last walk.

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  • Rudolf Rodrigues, Mumbai -Mangalore

    Fri, Sep 22 2023

    This is the fate of elderly pedestrians in a place where which has one of the worst road safety rankings!!

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